Kitomba NZARH Business Awards

The Kitomba NZARH Business Awards is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate your success (and creativity) in business, to focus on your goals and to motivate your team.

Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year

This award goes to the all-round best salon of 2017. To be considered for this award, entrants must enter Grand or Boutique plus Excellence in Marketing and Employer of Choice.

L'Oreal Grand Salon of the Year

This award is for salons with annual turnover exceeding $600,000. In this award judges are looking for a results driven business with all-round strong KPI’s.

Boutique Salon of the Year

This award is for salons with an annual turnover up to $600,000. In this award judges are looking for a results driven business with all-round strong KPI’s.

Employer of Choice

Judges are looking for a clear workplace culture where staff feel nurtured, training is a priority and everyone wants to work for them.

Excellence in Marketing

Judges are looking for a business with a unique brand that demonstrates planning, innovation, creativity & results.

Salon Business Coach Fastest Growing Salon

Judges are looking for a business that is in serious growth mode. Growth in revenue, client numbers, client spend and ultimately profitability.

Wella Sustainable Salon

Judges are looking for a business with sustainable practices that are an integrated part of their everyday business.

Business Stylist of the Year

Judges are looking for the business stylist that is consistent across all KPIs to deliver great service to their clients.

Best New Entrant

Judges are only looking at first-time Business Awards entrants, and from these, the all-round strongest entry of all first-time participants.

Best Salon Design

Your salon perfectly balances function and form. From interior design to salon location and floor plan, it’s all about providing the right look and feel for your target market.

Registrations Open

01 May 2017

Entry Forms Due

31 August 2017

Industry Awards

19 November 2017

2016 Winners

Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year

True Grit

Grand Salon of the Year

True Grit

Boutique Salon of the Year

Hairnow On Apollo

L'Oreal Employer of Choice

Zaibatsu Hair Art

Excellence in Marketing

True Grit

Frog Coaching Fastest Growing Salon

Ross and Co Hair Design

Wella Sustainable Salon

Mane Salon

Business Stylist of the Year

Dave Rogers, Morph Hair

Best New Entrant

Hair To Stare At

Best Salon Design

True Grit

2015 Winners

Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year

Protege Hair

Grand Salon of the Year

Rodney Wayne Bethlehem

Boutique Salon of the Year

Protege Hair

Excellence in Marketing

Protege Hair

Employer of Choice

Protege Hair

Fastest Growing Salon

Rodney Wayne Bethlehem

Sustainable Salon

The Powder Room

Best New Entrant

Colors Hair Company

Best Salon Design

Luca Hairstyling

About Kitomba

With everything we do, we always ask the question ‘how can we do it better?’ to help our customers increase sales, improve customer retention and meet and exceed their business goals on a daily, monthly and yearly basis.

Founded in 2002, Kitomba is driven by its singlemindedness to provide innovative, easy-to-use software and world-class support to salon and spa businesses of all sizes.

Kitomba has dedicated sales and support teams across Australia, New Zealand and the UK to provide our customers with local support. Head office is based in Wellington, New Zealand.

About NZARH

New Zealand Association of Registered Hairdressers is the umbrella organisation for 15 regional associations.

It is run 'by hairdressers for hairdressers' to maintain and grow hairdressing standards.

NZARH is the only organisation in New Zealand that represents the needs of hairdressers in business today.

All of our hair salon members have professional, qualified staff to meet New Zealand's highest hairdressing standards.

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